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1 Business Resources in the Library Kelly Travers Business Librarian

2 Library Resources Library catalogue Electronic Journals Databases Searching the internet Help with referencing and avoiding plagiarism Athens login Help

3 Library Catalogue Look at the library catalogue Click on Library Search Use search box to find books and journals Click on locations to find where the book is in the library Sign in to my account to renew and reserve books

4 E-journals Can find them via library catalogue A-Z button Can search a specific article via Articles tab on catalogue Can read latest issues of various business journals, e.g. Harvard Business Review or The Economist

5 Databases (1) o EBSCO: Business Source Complete Academic business, accounting, finance and economics journals o ABI / Inform Advertising, economics, HR, finance and taxation o Euromonitor/Passport GMID Key business intelligence on countries, consumers, lifestyles, markets and companies o Global daily business and market news o Keynote UK market research and Companies House data

6 Databases (2) To access the databases, go to the library home page and click on ‘ Databases and E-Journals’ atabases/ atabases/ Select the database you require from the A-Z list Quick Guides on how to search each databases are embedded on this page

7 What info do you need and where do you find it? Info Academic research Facts Background Statistics Market research Company info Newspaper reports Stock market info Source Business Databases Books/websites Books Websites/databases Euromonitor/Keynote Keynote, EBSCO, FT Nexis/

8 Tips for researching Good research is the foundation of a good assignment Prepare a list of keywords and phrases before you start searching Search a wide variety of sources, e.g. journals, books, databases, websites Use the database Thesaurus if you get stuck

9 Subject Pages  Available from  Go to ‘Subject Support’ on the Highlights tab and ‘Subject Area’  bjectsupport/ bjectsupport/  Choose from the list: Accountancy and Finance Business Economics

10 Searching the Internet Think about the information you actually need List the keywords/phrases Use BOOLEAN operators (AND, OR, NOT) Use Advanced Search Google Scholar Always be suspicious… More information, see Info Skills website…

11 Referencing and Plagiarism Very important to cite your work correctly Harvard referencing style Cite Them Right available as e- book via UEL Plus Guidance on Library web pages If in doubt, ask!

12 Athens Logins Password for access to e- resources off campus Access to electronic books Collect your Athens username and password from your UEL Direct Webmail account or email:

13 Sconul More than 150 UK University libraries in the scheme Reference access to print stock Collect card from Library Counter Information on See

14 Other libraries you can use British Library: Reference only, with a readers card Business and IP centre @ BL City Business Library in Guildhall

15 Help! For help with finding and searching resources contact me: Kelly Travers Monday – Friday : 09.00 – 17.00 Telephone : 020 8223 6461 E-mail :

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